Distracted Driving – Facts and Statistics

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Unit 8 – Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving – Facts and Statistics (15 points)

Click on the following link, and read the article about facts and statistics:

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Answer the following questions in the boxes provided which will expand as you type. (total 15 points – 1 point for reading article)

  1. In 2015 how many text messages were sent in the US? (2 points)
 

 

  1. What is the best way to end distracted driving? (2 points)
 

 

  1. List three (3) types of distractions, according to this article. (6 points)
a. Talking or texting on your phone
b. Eating and drinking
c. Entertainment or navigation system

 

  1. In 2015 how many people were killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers? (2 points)
391,000

 

  1. What was the increase / decrease in the number of people injured from motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers between 2015 & 2016 (2 points)
 

 

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